Tag: southern-california

Montecito Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 20 With 4 Others Missing

The death toll from last week’s Montecito mudslides in Southern California rose to at least 20 people on Sunday. The body of the latest victim, 30-year-old Pinit Sutthithepa, was found on Saturday afternoon. Police are still searching for at least four people in the area. One is Sutthithepa’s 2-year-old daughter, Lydia. Authorities said Sunday that…

Hundreds Evacuate Wildfires in SoCal, NM

Hundreds of Southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico residents have been forced to evacuate over wildfires, as temperatures threaten to reach as high as 120 degrees in the coming days. Santa Barbara Sheriff Bill Brown said the occupants of at least 400 homes and businesses were asked to evacuate in areas threatened by the California…

6.9 quake centered in ocean hits Humboldt County California

6.9 quake centered in ocean hits Humboldt County (California) (03-09) 22:45 PDT — A magnitude-6.9 quake off the Northern California coast shook the state on Sunday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s website. The quake, which was centered in the Pacific Ocean about 50 miles northwest of Ferndale (Humboldt County)… There were no immediate…